Administrative Asst I

Standard, The Portland, OR

About the Job

If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard ( Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.


Provide routine administrative support to one or more managers.

Administratrive Assistant for customer service department. Will assist with administrative tasks for customer service leadership group.


Type, edit, and proofread letters, memos, reports, presentation materials, and prepare correspondence.  Prepare materials from rough draft.  Receive and prioritize incoming correspondence and phone calls.  Respond to inquiries, including responding to routine requests for materials and information.  Maintain confidential information including department records and files.  May make travel arrangements, prepare and distribute agendas and meeting minutes, maintain appointment schedules and plan and coordinate special events.


Provide broad-level administrative assistance based on general direction.  Facilitate projects by preparing and maintaining project plans, budgets, and staffing requirements. Track progress and identify/resolve obstacles or elevate issues to resolve barriers.  Provide a centralized source of information to the department.


Collect information from files or other areas of the company for routine inquiries and reports.  Compile, coordinate and prepare required departmental reports.  May assist in the formulation of department budget, track actual to planned expenses and report variances; coordinate budget results with management.  Prepare and issue cost allocation and charge back information to Corporate Accounting.


May write, design, format, test and maintain departments’ web site utilizing a variety of web-authoring, graphics, and multi-media software applications.


Participate in special projects or other duties as assigned.

Education: Associate’s degree with additional college coursework or Bachelor’s degree.


Experience: 3 years of advanced administrative experience, including MS Office applications, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.


Regular attendance is essential for this role.


Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc., StanCorp Mortgage Investors, LLC, and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug- and alcohol-free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on The Standard's property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.


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